SPL Itä-Suomen piiri

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Suomen Palloliiton
Itä-Suomen piiri
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Abbreviation SPL Itä-Suomi
Formation 1994
Purpose District Football Association
Headquarters Magnum Areena
Kaartokatu 6
Location
Director
Pekka Ojala
Website ita-suomi.palloliitto.fi

The SPL Itä-Suomen piiri(Eastern Finland Football Association) is one of the 12 district organisations of the Football Association of Finland. It administers lower tier football in Eastern Finland. [1]

The District Football Associations are the local governing bodies of association football in Finland. The 12 District FAs exist to govern all aspects of local football in their defined areas, providing grassroots support to the Finnish Football Association by promoting and administering football and futsal in their respective districts. The District FAs administer youth football and the lower tier leagues covering Kolmonen and the lower divisions.

Football Association of Finland sports governing body in Finland

The Football Association of Finland is the governing body of football in Finland. It was founded in Helsinki on 19 May 1907.

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Background

Suomen Palloliitto Itä-Suomen piiri, commonly referred to as SPL Itä-Suomen piiri or SPL Itä-Suomi, is the governing body for football in Eastern Finland. Based in Kuopio, the Association's Director is Pekka Ojala. The organisation was established in 1994 following the amalgamation of SPL Joensuun piiri and SPL Savon piiri. [1]

Kuopio City in Northern Savonia, Finland

Kuopio is a Finnish city and municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia (Pohjois-Savo). It has a population of 118,434, which makes it the ninth-most populous city in Finland. Kuopio has a total area of 4,326.35 square kilometres (1,670.41 sq mi), of which 719.85 km2 (277.94 sq mi) is water and half is forest. Though the city’s population is a spread-out 74/km2 (190/sq mi), the city's urban areas are populated comparably densely, making Kuopio Finland’s second-most densely populated city.

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